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Charter School Contracts and Performance Frameworks

Charter School Contracts and Performance Frameworks 2021-12-21T13:32:20-07:00


Pursuant to Section 22-8B-9 New Mexico Statutes Annotated 1978, chartering authorities and charter schools must enter into a contract within 30 days of the approval of the contract. The statute identifies 18 items that must be incorporated into the charter contract and provides that the contract shall also included “other information reasonably required by either party.”

The following documents are needed to support the contracting process:


Section 22-8B-9.1 also requires all public chartering authorities to establish a framework that clearly sets forth the academic and operations performance indicators and performance targets that will guide the chartering authority’s evaluation of each charter school.

The Public Education Commission has developed a PEC Charter Performance Review and Accountability System that will guide their oversight and intervention activities and includes indicators for

  • Academic Performance Framework, including mission goals (page 17)
  • Organizational Performance Framework
  • Financial Performance Framework

To access your school’s site visit feedback and annual report/evaluation, please log-in to the WebEPSS system here.



The links above provide current templates.  Archives below provide templates from prior years.


Page last updated December 21, 2021